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Minister Lindén to attend meeting of UN Broadband Commission

Minister Lindén to attend meeting of UN Broadband Commission

News article 16.09.2010 10.26 fi en

On 17-22 September, Minister of Communications Suvi Lindén will visit New York to participate in a meeting of the UN Broadband Commission and a Summit on the UN Millennium Development Goals.

Established in May, the mission of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development is to seek ways to extend the coverage of communications technology and broadband connections to the developing countries so as to promote the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals.

Ms Lindén will attend the Summit on the UN Millennium Development Goals as a member of the delegation led by President of the Republic Tarja Halonen.